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  1. Jan. 16, 2022Confirming our return to in-person learning and work in February

    On January 17 the following email was shared with graduate students


    To: University of Waterloo community

    FromVivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor
    James W.E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

    SubjectConfirming our return to in-person learning and work in February

  2. Jan. 6, 2022What to do if you think you have COVID

    On January 7 the following email was shared with graduate students


    To: Graduate students

    From: Kate Windsor, Director of Safety

    Dr. Clark Baldwin, University Medical Director

    Subject: What to do if you think you have COVID

  3. Jan. 4, 2022Changing academics until January 27

    On January 5 the following email was shared with graduate students


    To: Graduate students

    From: Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor, James W.E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost, Jeffrey Casello, Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs

    Subject: Changing academics until January 27

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  1. Jan. 25, 2022Professional Skills Foundations: Introductory Workshop (Winter 2022)
    Foundations logo

    This introductory workshop is a requirement for participating in the Professional Skills Foundations program, a professional skills credential for graduate students at the University of Waterloo. Professional Skills Foundations is designed to offer master's and doctoral students the opportunity to develop and reflect on professional skills that will help them succeed in their program, secure a job, and thrive in their future workplace.

  2. Jan. 31, 2022GRADflix 2022 Showcase
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    Our GRADflix 2022 Showcase is taking place virtually on Monday, January 31, 2022 at 3:00 pm (EST)!

  3. Feb. 22, 2022Professional Skills Foundations: Introductory Workshop (Winter 2022)
    Foundations logo

    This introductory workshop is a requirement for participating in the Professional Skills Foundations program, a professional skills credential for graduate students at the University of Waterloo. Professional Skills Foundations is designed to offer master's and doctoral students the opportunity to develop and reflect on professional skills that will help them succeed in their program, secure a job, and thrive in their future workplace.

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  1. June 20, 2021Professional Skills Foundations staff profile: Ileana Diaz
    Ileana Diaz

    Ileana Diaz has joined the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs team in the Graduate Professional Skills Program Specialist role to support the Professional Skills Foundations program! Join us in getting to know a bit more about Ileana.

  2. Nov. 22, 2020Engaging in Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Navya and her supervisor stand by Navya's poster presentation.

    Tell us a bit about yourself. What is/was your program and research focus?

  3. Oct. 18, 2020From Field to Film: Making Science Accessible

    We all care about our research. We think our projects are cool, our data is important, and the answers to our questions will save the world. We know the lingo, speak the language, and understand the background. We are immersed in our topic 24/7, 365 days a year, for what feels like forever. So when asked why other people should care about my research, and to explain it in only 60 seconds, I really had to stop and think. Because why WOULDN’T everyone care?!

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